Center for State Tax Policy

The Tax Foundation’s Center for State Tax Policy produces and markets timely and high-quality data, research, and analysis on state fiscal issues that influence the debate toward economically principled tax policies.

Our experts are routinely relied upon for presentations, testimony, and media appearances on state tax and fiscal policy, and our website is a comprehensive resource for information on tax and spending policy in each U.S. state. For information on your state, click on the map to the right.

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Testimony: Prioritizing Comprehensive Tax Modernization in Nebraska

March 4, 2021

State Aid in American Rescue Plan Act Is 116 Times States’ Revenue Losses

March 3, 2021

Combined State and Federal Corporate Income Tax Rates in 2021

March 3, 2021

Renewed Calls for Severance Taxes on Bottled Spring Water

March 1, 2021

Evaluating Mississippi’s Plan to Phase Out the Individual Income Tax

March 1, 2021

Does Your State Have an Estate or Inheritance Tax?

February 24, 2021

A $6 Billion Tax Increase Proposal in Pennsylvania Would Yield the Nation’s Highest Combined Flat-Rate Income Taxes

February 22, 2021

Which States Are Taxing Forgiven PPP Loans?

February 22, 2021

Sugar Taxes Back on the Menu

February 18, 2021

Smoking High Excise Taxes on Vapor Products Could Be Coming to West Virginia

February 18, 2021

Pandemic-Era Unemployment Compensations Could Generate $78 Billion in Income Tax Collections

February 17, 2021

State Individual Income Tax Rates and Brackets for 2021

February 17, 2021

Join Us for a Free “State Tax Policy Boot Camp”

February 12, 2021

To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Individual Income Taxes?

February 10, 2021

Maryland’s Digital Advertising Tax Is Unworkably Vague

February 10, 2021

Tax-A-Rama in Maryland

February 9, 2021

State Sales Tax Breadth and Reliance, Fiscal Year 2020

February 9, 2021

Florida and Missouri, the Last Wayfair Holdouts, Consider Remote Sales Tax Bills

February 5, 2021

For Meaningful Federal Aid to States, Why Not Reimburse Unemployment Compensation Payments?

February 5, 2021

States Positioned for a Super Bowl Win with New Taxes on Sports Betting

February 4, 2021